A ‘Good Life’ is an Economy that Respects Working People

January 5, 2023 | Landis Larson, president of North Dakota AFL-CIO After reading the Forum’s headline ” ‘Good Life’ campaign brings 9 new workers to ND in first 6 months ” I knew I was in for a good chuckle. Gov. Burgum’s pet project to attract workers to North Dakota through an “innovative” PR campaign […]

Day of Action: Support Worker & Reproductive Rights

Are you looking for a way to fight for reproductive freedom now that Roe v. Wade has been overturned? The most powerful way you can ensure Minnesota continues to protect abortion access for our region is to talk to voters! North Dakotans, you are needed too!! Abortion access is ON THE BALLOT. People from across […]

2022 State Legislative Endorsements

Prairie Action ND is proud to endorse the following candidates for the North Dakota state legislature. These candidates support policies to build an economy that respects working people—with quality jobs and education, affordable healthcare and childcare—so people can work, take care of their families, and contribute to their communities. These support reproductive rights, LGBTQ+ rights […]

Make Economic Security for all Families a National Priority

March 11, 2022 | Amy Jacobson, Executive Director, Prairie Action ND Families are the basis of a thriving country and economy. When we address the economic insecurity that many families face and ensure that everyone with young children can afford the basic necessities of food, healthcare, housing, child care and transportation, we are creating conditions […]

“Low Interest Loans to Pay for Child Care” are Not the Answer

January 9, 2022 | By Melissa Gjellstad, Grand Forks, ND The Grand Forks Herald Editorial board is right, we need to figure out a way to make child care more affordable for North Dakota’s working families. It’s really expensive, even with just one kid. One year of child care is equivalent to a year’s tuition […]

Get Federal Relief Aid to the People

September 6th, 2021As submitted to Prairie Action ND This Labor Day, we at the North Dakota AFL-CIO would like you to think about the working people of North Dakota, but also the $1 billion of federal relief money meant to go to working people that is tied up at the Bank of North Dakota right […]